Careers

DIRECTOR OF ARTISTIC PLANNING AND TOURING

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is seeking a Director of Artistic Planning and Touring. This position offers a unique opportunity to an experienced, creative, and entrepreneurial individual to work closely with CMS’s Artistic Directors in virtually all areas of artistic planning and to participate in an accelerating strategic expansion of CMS’s presence nationally and internationally through touring and residencies.

The Director of Artistic Planning and Touring is responsible for a) maintaining close contact with the Artistic Directors and Director of Artistic Planning and Administration to plan, coordinate, facilitate, and advance CMS’s artistic vision and performances, including creating and advancing relationships and communications with artists, colleagues in the industry, and staff, and b) for overseeing the CMS touring and residency programs.

The Director of Artistic Planning and Touring is responsible to the Artistic Directors and reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of the chamber music repertoire and previous programming experience; significant experience with touring chamber music, negotiating deals, and establishing and maintaining successful relationships with presenters and tour managers; and mature judgment, strong writing and interpersonal skills, experience in public speaking, and knowledge and awareness of the state of and current events in the classical music world in New York, nationally and internationally. A Bachelor’s degree in music is required, as is proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Salary competitive; excellent benefits. E-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to DAPTsearch@chambermusicsociety.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.

SUBSCRIPTION AND TICKET SERVICES ASSISTANT

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York City's preeminent chamber music organization, seeks one responsible, efficient, friendly, self-motivated individual to be our new part-time Subscription and Ticketing Services Assistant. The Subscription and Ticket Services Assistant is the first point of contact for CMS ticket buyers. He / She represents CMS to the public and therefore, shall maintain exemplary customer service policies. The primary role of the Assistant is to assist CMS ticket buyers in any way possible. Candidates must be extremely organized, have the ability to multitask, have the ability to self-govern, be detail oriented, have excellent customer service skills, have a friendly pleasant personality, and enjoy working with the public. Knowledge of classical music is highly important however, we will also consider candidates who are interested in learning more about the chamber music world as well. Knowledge of the Tessitura Ticketing Database is also a big plus but not necessary. Duties include: processing phone and mail subscription & single ticket orders, assisting with concerts as required, processing subscription requests, database entry, filing, and additional duties as directed. This is a perfect part-time position for someone with a dependable schedule and consists of approximately 29 work hours weekly. The ideal candidate must also be available to work on Sundays as well as some weekday evenings. Applicants should have prior box office experience and be computer skilled. Please send a cover letter and resume to info@chambermusicsociety.org for consideration.